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The Illegal Alien Swing Vote
Frontpagemag.com ^ | October 27, 2004 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 10/27/2004 1:07:26 AM PDT by rmlew

The right to vote is precious, the politicians preach. Our democracy hangs in the balance, the pundits screech.

Yes, but if we all value the sanctity of the voting process so highly, why is it that I've never once been asked to produce identification of any kind in the 16 years I've been a voter, from Ohio to California to Washington state to Maryland?

And why is it that we can't protect our elections from people who have no right to vote, no right to be here, and no right to undermine our safety or sovereignty?

While unhinged Democrats spread fear about the alleged discriminatory disenfranchisement of American citizens, they have supported the indiscriminate enfranchisement of untold numbers of foreign outlaws -- including suspected al Qaeda operatives and terrorist sympathizers.

Last week, the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reported that illegal alien Nuradin Abdi -- the suspected shopping mall bomb plotter from Somalia -- was registered to vote in the battleground state of Ohio by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), a left-wing activist group. Also on the Ohio voting rolls: convicted al Qaeda agent Iyman Faris, who planned to sabotage the Brooklyn Bridge and had entered the country fraudulently from Pakistan on a student visa.

In the battleground state of Florida, indicted terror suspect Sami Al-Arian illegally cast his ballot in a Tampa referendum in 1994 while his citizenship application was pending. He claimed the unlawful vote was the result of a "misunderstanding." State officials declined to prosecute.

You've heard about those satirical "10 out of 10 terrorists agree: Anybody But Bush" bumper stickers? There may be more truth to them than you think. John Fund, author of Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy, reports that at least eight of the 19 Sept. 11 hijackers were eligible to vote in Virginia or Florida while they plotted to kill Americans.

What's to stop the next foreign terrorist plotter from casting a tainted ballot in the nation he has sworn to destroy? Not much. According to the Franklin County Board of Elections, the Dispatch reports, the office simply "takes a person's word, that they're [sic.] a U.S. citizen."

In the battleground state of Wisconsin, the story is the same for those who are responsible for registering other people to vote. Not only do we regularly do nothing to verify the citizenship of people voting, but we also shrug our shoulders at the citizenship status of election workers. I recently obtained a disturbing set of investigative reports from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), outlining how the city of Racine neglects to ask deputy registrar applicants for identification or proof of citizenship.

FAIR's investigation also alleges that a deputy registrar in Racine registered two individuals -- one posing as an admitted illegal alien -- and reportedly advised them to lie on their forms. The report notes that the deputy registrar -- working for the open borders lobbying group, Voces de la Frontera -- then gave the couple information on other illegal alien benefits, including employment rights and bank accounts.

Law enforcement officials in Wisconsin -- which has been swamped with voter fraud shenanigans -- have copies of the report, affidavits from the couple who dealt with the registrar and recordings of their conversations. But no action, if any, is likely until after the Nov. 2 election.

Democrats at the state and federal levels have aggressively courted the illegal alien swing vote. The most egregious example, of course, was the taxpayer-funded Citizenship USA program under the Clinton-Gore administration, which abandoned criminal background checks to naturalize 1.3 million immigrants (including scores of criminal alien felons) in time for the 1996 elections.

Ethnic and racial grievance groups, with backing from the likes of Hillary Clinton and Ted Kennedy, have forcefully opposed basic ID requirements at the polls. And they have armies of lawyers standing by to assist them. Responsible election officials who ask for proof of citizenship will be accused of "harassment" and "intimidation." They will be accused of causing a "chilling effect" -- never mind the corrosive effect of unchecked illegal alien voter fraud on law, order and the integrity of our electoral system.

Political correctness cost us 3,000 lives on Sept. 11. It may cost us an election on Nov. 2.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; dhs; election; illegalvote; immigrantlist; immigration; votefraud; voterfraud; wisconsin

1 posted on 10/27/2004 1:07:26 AM PDT by rmlew
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 4.1O dana super trac pak; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...

ping


2 posted on 10/27/2004 1:09:52 AM PDT by gubamyster
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To: rmlew

Nov 3rd, we start on a voter cleanup project. Nationwide. Force the issue into the courts. There is no way the Supreme Court can say that a non-citizen can vote. And further get them to stipulate that a citizen has only one vote. Win those two arguments and win set a precedent.
No more of this BS.


3 posted on 10/27/2004 1:15:42 AM PDT by ProudVet77 (W stands for Winner)
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To: rmlew

I've told anyone who would listen that the Dems are signing up illegal aliens in the bars and grocery stores of the barrios. They are NOT checking ID. They support the Latino on a ticket..he gets in and promises to deliver the Hispanic vote..that's it for democratic process. That's why our governors out west support the invasion. Every petty politician on every level is bought with the promise of the hispanic vote. Because the Latino can deliver, the rest go along with anything he wants. And what he wants is open borders, amnesty, rights for Latinos, government handouts, and no immigration law inforcement. We're in deep trouble in the West, it is literally an invasion here. The numbers are staggering. Please stop it in your area before you get to this point. DON'T let them own your politicians. Fight now.


4 posted on 10/27/2004 1:51:49 AM PDT by ETERNAL WARMING (He is faithful!)
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To: rmlew
BUMP!




5 posted on 10/27/2004 2:00:46 AM PDT by Ron H. (Amnesty. The one major single issue that surely will divide the Republican party and Conservatives.)
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To: rmlew

Strange, not one word about republican's being in charge and allowing all of this to happen on their watch, hmmmmm! Blackbird.


6 posted on 10/27/2004 2:51:43 AM PDT by BlackbirdSST
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

You mean, people walk in the voting center, take the cards, and go to the booth without anyone checking who they are ? I'm no specialist of US voting process, but aren't voters supposed to give some documented proof of their identity ?


7 posted on 10/27/2004 3:18:08 AM PDT by Atlantic Friend ( Cursum Perficio)
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To: Atlantic Friend

In Florida, at SOME polling places, they at least make some pretense of checking whether you are who you say you are, by showing a driver's license or other photo ID, and signing an affidavit that you are voting here and now, and have not already voted, or do not plan to vote by other means.

Not sure whether this is the method in Duval, Volusia, Palm Beach or Miami-Dade, where a very large percentage of the "provisional" ballots are being cast.


8 posted on 10/27/2004 3:33:04 AM PDT by alloysteel
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To: rmlew

bttt


9 posted on 10/27/2004 4:34:24 AM PDT by junta
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To: ProudVet77
We are a privileged people. We get to sit back in our soft chairs and watch the until now, the much doubted, the words spoken in disbelief, "New World Order".

Yes, we are seeing the New World Order coming to be a reality as our beloved America fades away.

_____________________________________________________________________________


Last week, the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reported that illegal alien Nuradin Abdi -- the suspected shopping mall bomb plotter from Somalia -- was registered to vote in the battleground state of Ohio by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), a left-wing activist group.

Also on the Ohio voting rolls: convicted al Qaeda agent Iyman Faris, who planned to sabotage the Brooklyn Bridge and had entered the country fraudulently from Pakistan on a student visa.

In the battleground state of Florida, indicted terror suspect Sami Al-Arian illegally cast his ballot in a Tampa referendum in 1994 while his citizenship application was pending. He claimed the unlawful vote was the result of a "misunderstanding." State officials declined to prosecute.

John Fund, author of Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy, reports that at least eight of the 19 Sept. 11 hijackers were eligible to vote in Virginia or Florida while they plotted to kill Americans.

What's to stop the next foreign terrorist plotter from casting a tainted ballot in the nation he has sworn to destroy? Not much. According to the Franklin County Board of Elections, the Dispatch reports, the office simply "takes a person's word, that they're [sic.] a U.S. citizen."

In the battleground state of Wisconsin, the story is the same for those who are responsible for registering other people to vote.

Not only do we regularly do nothing to verify the citizenship of people voting, but we also shrug our shoulders at the citizenship status of election workers.

I recently obtained a disturbing set of investigative reports from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), outlining how the city of Racine neglects to ask deputy registrar applicants for identification or proof of citizenship.

FAIR's investigation also alleges that a deputy registrar in Racine registered two individuals -- one posing as an admitted illegal alien -- and reportedly advised them to lie on their forms.

The report notes that the deputy registrar -- working for the open borders lobbying group, Voces de la Frontera -- then gave the couple information on other illegal alien benefits, including employment rights and bank accounts.

Law enforcement officials in Wisconsin -- which has been swamped with voter fraud shenanigans -- have copies of the report, affidavits from the couple who dealt with the registrar and recordings of their conversations. But no action, if any, is likely until after the Nov. 2 election.

Democrats at the state and federal levels have aggressively courted the illegal alien swing vote. The most egregious example, of course, was the taxpayer-funded Citizenship USA program under the Clinton-Gore administration, which abandoned criminal background checks to naturalize 1.3 million immigrants (including scores of criminal alien felons) in time for the 1996 elections.

Ethnic and racial grievance groups have forcefully opposed basic ID requirements at the polls. And they have armies of lawyers standing by to assist them.

Responsible election officials who ask for proof of citizenship will be accused of "harassment" and "intimidation."

They will be accused of causing a "chilling effect" -- never mind the corrosive effect of unchecked illegal alien voter fraud on law, order and the integrity of our electoral system.

Political correctness cost us 3,000 lives on Sept. 11.

-- Michelle Malkin
10 posted on 10/27/2004 5:03:35 AM PDT by B4Ranch (´´Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; They are our teeth for Liberty)
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To: rmlew

She nails it. Big BUMP


11 posted on 10/27/2004 5:20:40 AM PDT by truthkeeper (Yeah, I have a 1998 signup date. So?)
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To: alloysteel

I see, thanks. In France, where I live and vote, voters are required to present their elector card and their ID card. It's supposed to be impossible to vote anywhere else than your hometown - I mean, barring elaborate fraud. You can't just walk in the election center and be allowed to cast a vote.

I sure hope your election will be a clear-case victory for the Republican party, so that this illegal alien votes issue is stamped out once and for good. And above all, I hope the election will go through without some sickening terrorist attack.

Take care !


12 posted on 10/27/2004 5:41:14 AM PDT by Atlantic Friend ( Cursum Perficio)
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To: Atlantic Friend
I sure hope your election will be a clear-case victory for the Republican party, so that this illegal alien votes issue is stamped out once and for good.

Well, even if the Republicans do win with a mandate, I doubt it'll do anything about this illegal alien problem.

The thing about your country is, the government has pressure on it to actually do something useful about the problem, because more than a few Frenchmen have shown that they are willing to vote for the extreme right if nothing gets done. I would imagine the last thing Chirac needs right now is to bleed more votes to the FN.

13 posted on 10/27/2004 7:34:25 AM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: gubamyster

Hmmm, non-citizens voting for our President???

Something is wrong here.

Can I go to their country and vote?


14 posted on 10/27/2004 7:42:34 AM PDT by television is just wrong (Our sympathies are misguided with illegal aliens.)
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To: MegaSilver
Well, to be fair with Chirac's deviousness, he largely engineered - or at least encouraged - the success of Le Pen. To Chirac, the results of April the 21st, 2002 must have been something as a divine surprise, as he would have had a tougher fight against Jospin.

Yes, Le Pen has been extremely successful in rallying around him many fringe elements ranging from the traditional right to real neo-Nazi elements and even some Royalists. But this group cannot expand forever - some FN top men, among them Le Pen's own son-in-law, Samuel Maréchal, stated rather bluntly in various interviews that the future of the FN was not in the ballots but in the streets.

They know they don't stand a single chance of having 50,1% of the French electorate to cast votes in their favor. Their model is something between Hitler and Mussolini : rising to power either through a paramilitary coup (like Mussolini), or through a constitutional coup (like Hitler).

As for immigration, what baffles me the most is that the answer is not with new rules or new laws - just enforcing the current laws, whether in France or the US, would largely sanitize the situation. But no, our politicians don't want to be called anti-immigration, and they curry favors with movements which all but demand that there shouldn't be any control at all and that our democracies can absorb 6 billion more people overnight.
15 posted on 10/27/2004 7:43:39 AM PDT by Atlantic Friend ( Cursum Perficio)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
We're in deep trouble in the West, it is literally an invasion here. The numbers are staggering.

They're here, and they might be voting. Sad state of affairs in America, aided and abetted by our spineless politicians who are selling out America.

Michelle Malkin is a national treasure - no political correctness with her!

16 posted on 10/27/2004 8:04:10 AM PDT by janetgreen (I CALL IT INVASION, MR. PRESIDENT)
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To: rmlew

BUMP


17 posted on 10/27/2004 9:24:13 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: ProudVet77

"Nov 3rd, we start on a voter cleanup project. Nationwide. Force the issue into the courts. There is no way the Supreme Court can say that a non-citizen can vote. And further get them to stipulate that a citizen has only one vote. Win those two arguments and win set a precedent.
No more of this BS."

Im with you 100% but Ive already written letters to my congressmen and they have neither replied or replied that they were not in favor of improving our voting system. We have weak RINOs in office who are afraid of what the media will portray them as. When are we going to confront the liberals on this voting scam they keep pushing???


18 posted on 10/27/2004 9:31:50 AM PDT by sasafras (sasafras (The road to hell is paved with good intentions))
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To: rmlew
Everyone knows that Malkin is just a racist. LOL!
19 posted on 10/27/2004 10:05:40 AM PDT by radicalamericannationalist (Kurtz had the right answer but the wrong location.)
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To: B4Ranch
Funny how a non-citizen can come in and register to elect our president while plotting to kill thousands of Americans at the same time.

No place but America.

20 posted on 10/27/2004 12:44:28 PM PDT by Happy2BMe (Just 6 Days Until November 2nd, 2004 - DOWN TO THE WIRE!)
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To: Atlantic Friend
Well, to be fair with Chirac's deviousness, he largely engineered - or at least encouraged - the success of Le Pen. To Chirac, the results of April the 21st, 2002 must have been something as a divine surprise, as he would have had a tougher fight against Jospin.

That's a good point... I have heard that Chirac was considered deeply unattractive by a number of sectors of the French populace.

Yes, Le Pen has been extremely successful in rallying around him many fringe elements ranging from the traditional right to real neo-Nazi elements and even some Royalists. But this group cannot expand forever - some FN top men, among them Le Pen's own son-in-law, Samuel Maréchal, stated rather bluntly in various interviews that the future of the FN was not in the ballots but in the streets.

They know they don't stand a single chance of having 50,1% of the French electorate to cast votes in their favor. Their model is something between Hitler and Mussolini : rising to power either through a paramilitary coup (like Mussolini), or through a constitutional coup (like Hitler).

Given the large Muslim population in your country and those nearby, I get the feeling that if relations between the Muslim world and the West degenerate even further, we may well see something along those lines all across Europe if common people feel they must support or just give the nod to the extremists in order to survive.

We might actually have a similar problem with our "neighbor" to the south, although our situation with Mexico is technically more like the Albanians in Kosovo.

As for immigration, what baffles me the most is that the answer is not with new rules or new laws - just enforcing the current laws, whether in France or the US, would largely sanitize the situation. But no, our politicians don't want to be called anti-immigration, and they curry favors with movements which all but demand that there shouldn't be any control at all and that our democracies can absorb 6 billion more people overnight.

Attempting to "ERACISM" and suppress any form of prejudice or identity as the West has done is a recipie for disaster. Every other civilization in the world is quite nationalistic or ethnocentric. If we do not accept this reality, and we do not learn to defend ourselves, we are in for serious trouble.

Ever read America Balkanized? The author (Brett Nelson) is a little bit scary, but it's quite an excellent work that deals with the shortcomings and potential disasters of massive Third World immigration.

21 posted on 10/27/2004 12:58:18 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: radicalamericannationalist
Everyone knows that Malkin is just a racist. LOL!

Only whites can be racist. < /sarcasm>

22 posted on 10/27/2004 12:58:56 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: rmlew; Klickitat; WhistlingPastTheGraveyard; mickie; lainde; international american; sauropod; ...
Pinging Michelle's list...


23 posted on 10/27/2004 1:29:13 PM PDT by cgk (I'll keep posting it until you READ IT. Pay attention!)
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To: cgk

Another home run by Malkin.


24 posted on 10/27/2004 2:09:11 PM PDT by international american (Support our troops!! Send Kerry back to Bedlam,Massachusetts!!)
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To: rmlew

I think the ID and pictures of people voting should maybe be considered being verified and taken digitally to deter fraud, especially if the same face shows up voting 30 times.


25 posted on 10/27/2004 3:03:05 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: cgk

btt


26 posted on 10/27/2004 4:46:32 PM PDT by GailA ( hanoi john, I'm for the death penalty for terrorist, before I impose a moratorium on it.)
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To: rmlew; monkeywrench; Justanobody; hedgetrimmer; B4Ranch; sure_fine; texastoo
~bump~

[snip] What's to stop the next foreign terrorist plotter from casting a tainted ballot in the nation he has sworn to destroy? Not much. According to the Franklin County Board of Elections, the Dispatch reports, the office simply "takes a person's word, that they're [sic.] a U.S. citizen."

In the battleground state of Wisconsin, the story is the same for those who are responsible for registering other people to vote. Not only do we regularly do nothing to verify the citizenship of people voting, but we also shrug our shoulders at the citizenship status of election workers. I recently obtained a disturbing set of investigative reports from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), outlining how the city of Racine neglects to ask deputy registrar applicants for identification or proof of citizenship. [snip]

27 posted on 06/10/2005 5:44:57 PM PDT by JesseJane (2008 is TOO Late.. Toss the RINOS in 2006.. remember the Ratpack 7.)
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To: JesseJane
As if they expect someone to say, "Oh no, me, I'm a MUslim terrorist who just contamined all the faucet and door handle with ricin". Don't be concerned when people start with the hallucinations and seizures.
28 posted on 06/10/2005 6:05:49 PM PDT by B4Ranch ( Report every illegal alien that you meet. Call 866-347-2423, Employers use 888-464-4218)
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contamined = contaminated


29 posted on 06/10/2005 6:18:01 PM PDT by B4Ranch ( Report every illegal alien that you meet. Call 866-347-2423, Employers use 888-464-4218)
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